ISLAMABAD, May 3 (APP): Pakistan has been beleaguered by
terrorism and security “challenges” but was still managing to
focus on growth and job creation, Finance Minister Senator
Mohammad Ishaq Dar told CNBC international.
“Pakistan’s economy has shown great resilience against
the global trend of developing countries and the emerging markets which have seen negative declines,” Muhammad Ishaq Dar told the channel.
Ishaq Dar is currently leading a Pakistani delegation at
the annual meeting of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Frankfurth (Germany). “We have shown seven year high growth in the last fiscal
year and in the current year we hope to cross 5 percent.